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As the AS5 is heated and cooled it'll also do a little flowing into the cavities between the heatsink and IHS. This and its curing will slightly improve its performance over a week or so.
    
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Blowie, you probably used too much. I did the same thing when I first applied it. When I cleaned the HSF up with Isopropyl alchohol, and reapplied a very little bit, my temps went down about 6-8 degrees C.


BTW, any pics of your lapping?
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post #13 of 16
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yeah, got tons of pics ! and it's gonna be a suprise for you guys

my temps are 27/28 on low fan rpm and at idle (not even running XP atm only bios, when i put my HSF at max rmp the temps won't change a bit what are the idle temps you guys have with an after market HSF (please note ambiemt temps plz ! )

EDIT: mine ambient is ± 23 degrees
post #14 of 16
Yeh as5 is rather think, thats why it takes a while to blend in, u wont see temps drop within the 1st day..
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umm did you get MX1 cause that stuff is like clay and you cant spred it on the cpu
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Originally Posted by Delphi View Post
umm did you get MX1 cause that stuff is like clay and you cant spred it on the cpu
the syringe says: AS5, polysynthetic silver so what do you mean by MX1 ?

it's now 22 degrees ambient and my CPU is 30 idle, a bit high imo
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